Health & Family

Upcoming health-related events

Art therapy for brain function

Art educator Lela Kometiani will lead a free program, “Art Therapy for Brain Power: The Effects of Art Therapy on Cognitive Function,” Tuesday at the Ivey Memory Wellness Day Center, 6030 Park South Drive. The program will be offered twice, 2-3:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Open to the public. Register: 704-909-2070. Care for loved ones is available during the workshop.

Health reform

Ceci Connolly, managing director of PriceWaterhouseCooper’s Health Research Institute and a former reporter for the Washington Post, will speak Jan. 20 at the noon luncheon meeting of the Charlotte Economics Club at Charlotte City Club.

Her topic will be “The New Health Economy: What is Ahead for America’s $3 Trillion Health Sector.”

Open to the public. Cost for members is $40, nonmembers $50. Details: Dawn Sakai, 704-733-9156,